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Franz Grillparzer's dramatic heroines and women's emancipation in nineteenth-century Austria

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Recent decades have seen an increase in feminist critiques of the works of Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872), and a growing awareness that these deal with contemporary issues around the social roles of women. This study builds on exsiting feminist-themed examinations of Grillparzer's works to show more fully how they fit into the context of calls for women's rights in nineteenth-century Austria.

New interpretations of Grillparzer's heroines are made possible by considering the full spec...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
German
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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McCarthy-Rechowicz, M
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Funding agency for:
McCarthy-Rechowicz, M
Publication date:
2016
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2016-03-04

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